Aceil (Ace) R. Dukeshire, Sr.

Sept. 1, 1936 – Apr. 1, 2019

Ace passed away on April 1, 2019, at home. He was born on September 1, 1936, in Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada.

He retired in 2000 from ITT Aerospace Controls as a C&C Machinist SR.

Ace and Susan moved to Bodfish in 2003.

Ace is survived by his wife of 47 years, Susan Dukeshire; son, Aceil R. Dukeshire, Jr., of Bakersfield; son, Andy R. Dukeshire of Van Nuys; a son, Patrick Aceil Dukeshire, from his first wife; granddaughter, Grace Dakota Dukeshire; her parents, Patrick and Becky; brother-in-law, Alan Spiegel, and Kathy, of San Diego; brother-in-law, Ed Spiegel, and wife, Shondell, of Los Angeles; sister, Belinda Illsey; half-brother Joey, and Holly Moisey, of Nova Scotia, Canada; sister, Edith, and George Gordon, of New Foundland; as well as nieces and nephews in California and Canada.

Thank you, Optimal Hospice of Lake Isabella, for the care you gave Ace.

Bring a dish to share at Ace’s memorial service, held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, at Church of the Nazarene/Garden Community Fellowship, 2931 Erskine Creek Rd., Lake Isabella, Calif.